Sensitivity to bisphenol A.

  title={Sensitivity to bisphenol A.},
  author={L. Edward Gaul},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
Epoxy resin is a condensation product of epichlorohydrin and Bisphenol A. The latter was suspected to be the sensitizing structure in this resin, but final proof had to await the finding of another suitable subject. 1 In spite of an alertness for epoxy sensitization, only two cases have been seen since 1957. Both of these occurred during the past 6 months; either, there is not much of this resin in use, or preventive measures are well understood. A recent patient was a white youth aged 18. He… CONTINUE READING